In today’s edition of The National, Lesley Riddoch has turned her attention to recent interventions by the SHR in Scottish RSL’s and looks at the impact of SHR interventions in Glasgow’s community-led associations. The article can be accessed here.
The Scottish Housing Regulator is consulting on temporary changes to its regulatory framework to enable it to continue to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. New proposals include publishing temporary advisory guidance to support landlords to submit their Annual Assurance Statements by October this ye
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published updated guidance for social landlords completing their Annual Return on the Scottish Social Housing Charter. The guidance has been updated to provide landlords with further clarification on indicators 15, 18, 26, 27 and 30.
Nearly two years after the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) took statutory action against Thistle Housing Association, long-serving committee member Brenda Wilson has resigned from the board, saying that more than half a million pounds has been spent on consultants since the Association found itself
The Scottish Housing Regulator has published its new plan for involving tenants and service users which it said will put them at the heart of its work. Under the plan, a variety of initiatives will be used to help the Regulator understand tenants’ and service users’ views and priorities,
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has ended its appointment of a statutory manager at Ruchazie Housing Association after the association made significant improvements to its governance and financial health. The Regulator first used its statutory powers to safeguard the interests of tenants by app
Rent owed to Scottish social landlords rose by 5.8% during May while the number of households living in temporary accommodation also increased, according to new data from the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR).
The appointment of a statutory manager at Fairfield Housing Co-operative has been brought to an end by the Scottish Housing Regulator. In a revised engagement plan, the Regulator said the decision has been taken following “significant improvements” to the governance and financial health
A plan to ensure that everyone experiencing homelessness has access to suitable quality accommodation has been brought forward in response to the coronavirus outbreak, the Scottish Government has confirmed. The Unsuitable Accommodation Order, which currently prohibits local councils from placing pre
The Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) will take account of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic when it assesses local authorities’ performance in complying with new requirements on temporary accommodation. New changes introduced by the Homeless Persons (Unsuitable Accommodation) (Scotland) A
Hard on the heels of its response to the Scottish Parliament’s local government and communities committee, the Scottish Housing Regulator (SHR) has now published its response to a Freedom of Information request that covers some of the same ground. Scottish Housing News reader David Macdonald,